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Xbox 360 250GB bundle includes five games in Canada for $299

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 24, 2011 1:45pm PDT

Microsoft will be releasing a new Xbox 360 bundle in Canada tomorrow. The 250GB system will include five downloadable games for free: Alan Wake, Gears of War 2, Halo 3, Fable 3, and Halo Wars. The bundle will be available for $299.99.

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Silicon Knights gets Ontario government funds

By Steve Watts, Jul 15, 2011 1:00pm PDT

Silicon Knights has gotten nearly $3 million in funding from the Ontario government, which president Denis Dyack says will help the company become self-sustainable, self-publishing, and bring on 80 new hires.

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ESA Details 'Essential Facts' About the Canadian Video Game Industry

By Xav de Matos, Nov 01, 2010 2:20pm PDT

A new report from the Entertainment Software Association of Canada, released today, details the growing video game market in Canada. The report...

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Shack PSA: Xbox 360 Canadian Netflix App Included in Upcoming Dashboard Update

By Xav de Matos, Sep 30, 2010 7:50am PDT

It appears that our original suspicions were accurate, Canadian Xbox 360 users will get their hands on Netflix alongside the upcoming dashboard...

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"Yeah I'm using the first free month for a Mad Men marathon but I think after that I'll put my ..."

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Netflix Wii Discs in Short Supply for Canadian Users, Free One Month Offer Extended

By Xav de Matos, Sep 27, 2010 8:55am PDT

Netflix has extended its free one month trial membership to Canadians users looking to utilize the Nintendo Wii as their primary streaming device....

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"I feel bad I ordered the Disc now. I don't really need it. I stream over the PC and PS3. But I ..."

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Netflix Launches in Canada; PS3 and Nintendo Wii Online, Xbox 360 Service Coming 'Soon'

By Xav de Matos, Sep 22, 2010 8:05am PDT

At a press event in Toronto early this morning, co-founder and CEO of Netflix Inc. Reed Hastings announced the popular, previously U.S.-only,...

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"Awesome news. I wish I should visit Canada someday. I heard there are plenty of super-hot girls. ;)"

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Netflix Brings Streaming to Canada this Fall [Update]

By Xav de Matos, Jul 19, 2010 9:04am PDT

[Update: 11:05am] In regards to the Netflix streaming service coming to Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii, a Netflix representative tells Shacknews: We're...

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"This is great news to opening up some of the digital borders. I hope we don't end up paying a ..."

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Canadian PSN Video Store Launches, Has Issues [Updated]

By Xav de Matos, Jul 01, 2010 12:40pm PDT

[Update: 06/02/2010 - 9:00am] PlayStation Canada has informed Shacknews that, like its American counterpart, the Canadian video store will see...

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"In Canada it's a little different, as we do not have any movie streaming services available to ..."

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